access to justice


 

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Definition: 

The right of citizens to access to the organs of the governments where justice is administered. (Source: GEMET/BLACK)

  • [...] Effective access to judicial and administrative proceedings, including redress and remedy, shall be provided (Source: Rio Principle 10)
  • Access to Justice exists if people, notably poor and vulnerable, suffering from injustices have the ability to make their grievances be listened to and to obtain proper treatment of their grievances by state or non-state institutions leading to redress of those injustices on the basis of rules or principles of state law, religious law or customary law in accordance with the rule of law. (Source: Van Vollenhoven Institute, Universiteit Leiden)

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